Two MATES. ONE MISSION. stop ghost nets
As dog people ourselves we knew other pet owners appreciate the natural world we live in and would be totally onboard with saving marine life. We’re focused on providing best-in-class dog products sustainably, made from recycled fishing nets.
IT TAKES TWO TO TANGLE
meet Sam & Xavier
Born from a desire to save the ocean, we started Tangle to raise awareness of ghost nets and the damage they cause.
From a young age we both loved nature, wildlife and the water. You’d always find us in a rockpool or glued to a David Attenborough documentary.
We kept seeing shocking scenes of trapped turtles and wounded whales and yet the focus was always on plastic bottles and straws – which felt silly, as the ghost nets directly entangle and kill marine life.
We decided it was time to do something about it.
TIME FOR CHANGE
Building a circular economy.
At Tangle, we’re on target to prevent 7 tennis courts (1800 sqm) worth of fishing nets becoming ghost nets this year. By the end of 2023 we want to stop 526 tennis courts (137,800 sqm) worth of these fishing nets becoming ghost nets.
In the future, we want to create a real impact in all areas of the world by actively removing ghost net material from the oceans, recycling these into products, as well as educating communities about the ghost net problem and how they can help.
We’ve got big plans. The ghost net problem needs to be solved from all sides. We’ll continue to prevent ghost nets at source but we don’t want to stop there. We want to rid our oceans of these deadly nets - for good. To do that, we want to recruit ocean ambassadors, like yourself, who can help spread the word and educate others about the ghost net problem.